23 10, 2017

McAuliffe announces commonwealth leader cultivation program developed with Virginia Tech

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the opening of applications this week for the first Virginia Management Fellows (VMF) class, a commonwealth initiative developed with Virginia Tech to meet the state’s growing needs for future leaders. From L-R: Deputy Secretary of Finance June Jennings, VMF Program Director Leisha LaRiviere, Governor Terry [...]

9 10, 2017

Tidings and Soundings: Timely, Thoughtful, Scholarship for Practice as provided by Max Stephenson, Jr.

The Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance (IPG), led by Max Stephenson, Jr., Professor of Public and International Affairs, maintains an active program of empirical and theoretical research and learning linked to the Institute’s policy and governance-related domains of interest to achieve more fully democratic societies at all geographic [...]

9 10, 2017

Broadening the mind, exploring new places: Sustainable Policy-Making and Planning in Europe Study abroad affords fantastic opportunities

Advancing environmental, social and economic sustainability is one of the most important challenges, and opportunities, of our time. Given the complex nature of the ‘wicked’ problems we face, persistent uncertainties and competing interests and priorities, there is much that future policy-makers and planners have to grapple with. SPIA’s Sustainable Policy-Making [...]